Startups The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startups en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT From Teen to Adult: 6 Tips on Dealing With Startup Growing Pains As your business grows, it will begin to take on a life of its own and will require less hand holding from you. Here is how to 'parent' your company, as it matures. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Kuty Shalev When Your Big Business Idea Stalls, Ask These 3 Questions It can be tough to determine if you're really onto something. After conducting a gut check, seek the advice of others. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Peter Gasca Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept. How does any entrepreneur know what ventures to pursue, and which ones are best left behind? Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Martin Zwilling What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups? According to estimates, the country is second to Silicon Valley for new companies. Here are three things that may be driving that. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:30:00 GMT Ron Yekutiel 7 Tips for Startups to Engineer Traction and See Big Growth YouÂ’re only as good as the number of people using and, more importantly, paying for what you built. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMT Armando Biondi Want to Get Your Startup Into an Accelerator? Try These 5 Things. If accepted into an program, it means mentorship, classes and training from those who have been there and done that. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Zach Cutler Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps New product and service concepts are stifled by the process of taking them to market. If you can prove a demand, however, the next steps become much less intimidating. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City? Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:15:00 GMT Carm Lyman With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel The star has partnered with her younger brother for sustainable fashion brand BARE. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Bryan Elliott Miss the Startup Days? 11 Fun Reminders They Weren't So Great. If your company has scaled up and now feels like a 'real' business, embrace it. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jeff Boss Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:00 GMT David Selinger Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition If you go after the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star, prepare to get clobbered. He's in it to win it, whatever it takes. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:38:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 8 Hacks to Become a Better Entrepreneur These small tips and new approaches can boost creativity, enhance productivity and help make you into the business owner who you've always wanted to be. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT John Rampton A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:45:00 GMT Jason Saltzman How to Brand Your Side Gig While Working a Full-Time Job Often entrepreneurs begin their startup dreams working on a side project while also juggling a full-time job. Here are a few pointers about how can entrepreneurs talk about their new role without jeopardizing their current job. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Dorie Clark Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform Startups get cash and credibility. The San Francisco-based tech company gets a stake in the companies building on its infrastructure. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:58:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup If your brand feels a bit stale lately, it may be time to get back in touch with your startup roots. Here is how. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:15:00 GMT Andrew H. Goldberg Coach Yourself to Success With These 6 Tips Finding a good mentor can be difficult, but luckily, you can teach yourself a lot of what you need to know nowadays. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT Stephen Key Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway Financing growth from sales is tough but the reality is very few companies receive the venture-capital funding seemingly everyone believes is indispensable. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT John Mullins